Pitt Pastel Pencils by Faber Castell are wax and oil free soft pastel pencils that are blendable using fingers or paper stumps. Each pencil has a thick 4.3mm lead which can be sharpened to a fine point using a pastel pencil sharpener. These pencils contain a high level of artist's quality vibrant pigment which is lightfast, acid free and bright, making these pastel pencils one of the best for fine details, as well as for larger areas of colour.
This Pitt Pastel Pencils set of 12 contains a basic colour arrangement that is ideal for those starting out into the medium of pastel pencils. They can be used alone or alongside other mediums and the vivid colours are soft and a pleasure to use.
This set contains the following 12 colours:
101- White, 102- Cream, 151- Helioblue Reddish, 140- Light Ultramarine, 159- Hooker's Green, 168- Earth Green Yellowish, 191- Pompeian Red, 188- Sanguine, 186- Terracotta, 184- Dark Naples Ochre, 175- Dark Sepia, 199- Black
As these Pastel Pencils are very soft, a fixative spray should be used to stop artwork from smudging or rubbing away over time. Ideal for students, illustrators, artists and crafters, the Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil Tin of 12 would make a beautifully-presented gift or treat for the artistic person in your life!